PSNI:Assailants sought after street robbery

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Detectives at Strand Road in Derry are appealing for information about a street robbery.

The incident occurred close to the Fountain on Saturday night.

Detective Inspector David McQuade said a 23-year-old man was walking near Tillie’s Brae at about 9.30pm when he was approached by two men, one of whom struck him on the head with a bottle. During a struggle, the assailants stole the victim’s wallet before he managed to break free from them.

Information can be given on the police non-emergency number 101. Alternatively, it can be provided to the Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.